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CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 9:45am EST
bee going on for several years and washington was a hospital city at that time. there were 50,000 soldiers and sailors in the hospitals of washington, temporary hospitals set up all over town and those people started dying. they had to be buried. so earlier in the war the national cemeteries were established at alexandria, virginia and the old soldier's home in northwest washington. they were planned to accommodate all of those who died in washington area hospitals. what happened was the war went on much longer and was much bloodier than anyone expected so that pretty soon we filled up the graveyards at alexandria and at the old soldier's home in washington. they needed new burial space. the quartermaster's office of the union army looked across the river and found this place and thought it would be a good place to begin burying people. arlington happened to be the home of robert e. lee the personal the confederate general. not only was it a convenient place to begin military burials from the civil war, it was felt to be a matter of justice the deletion vindication. the first
NBC
Dec 31, 2009 11:00pm EST
in washington, new year's eve partyers are dealing with a wet night. >>> bob is in the storm center with the latest on what to expect. >> that has been posted as a precaution. our temperature here in washington, 36 degrees. they are not party poopers at the weather service. there are some spots still, as you can see with a little bit of leftover sprinkles that moved through the area. look the at local temperatures. everything is above freezing. visibility is about 1.5 miles, 2 miles. as we go through the night hours, everything is freezing. there could be localized iciness. out of the weekend, you wait. i'm going to tell you about that. >> tonight, the cia is at the center of headlines world wooitd. as investigators work to determine how a suicide bomber could be misunderstood he is invited on base, we'll see about the lives taken. >> reporter: we know the attack was care youred out by a uniformed officer. the suspect walked into the gym and decimated a suicide 0 vest. he killed seven krafrm employees. president obama honored the dead saying these brave americans were among a long l
ABC
Jan 1, 2010 4:30am EST
the full reports and early next week here in washington, heel convene a meeting with all of the agencies involved. >>> international travelers can expect heightened security measures at least through monday. the transportation security administration has extended its emergency measures that include a patdown of all planes boarded for the u.s. senior airport officials will meet with airport executives around the world for security for u.s.-bound flights. >>> sources tell abc news that the suicide bomber that killed seven cia acts in afghanistan was invited on to the base and was not searched. the bomber was seen as a possible informant but blew himself up. in addition to the seven officers killed, six others were seriously injured in the worst attack on the intelligence agency in more than 25 years. >> this is say tremendous loss for the agency. the agency is a relatively small organization and its expertise on al qaeda is even a smaller subset of that overall group. >> the ciand u.s. military are working more closely than ever with afghans to improve training and intelligence gathering.
NBC
Jan 1, 2010 6:00pm EST
to washington to deal with flight security lapses after an attempt to blow up a plane. >>> and a bitter cold arctic blast. the windchill is going to make it feel like temperatures in the teens and even the single digits. >>> but we begin with a report that two washington wizards players pulled guns on each other at the verizon center. good evening. i'm pat lawson muse. >> i'm doreen gentzler. gilbert arenas reportedly pulled a gun on fellow teammate javarris crittenden. the report comes from the "new york post," but we've learned that d.c. police are looking into the matter. pat collins is at the verizon center with more this afternoon. >> doreen, guns. star athletes. a locker room. a police investigation. sounds like a recipe for a scandal. and the wizar say they're taking this situation seriously and cooperating fully. explosive allegations in the "new york post" saying wizards star gilbert arenas pulled a gun on teammate javarris crittenden. the "post" says it happened in the team locker room during an argument over a gambling debt. the paper says that arenas drew a gun on crittenden and
CBS
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
investigating this story from the start. he joins us from washington this evening. bob. >> reporter: jeff, intelligence source now tell us that u.s.-born cleric anwar al-awlaki is emerging as a key player in that christmas day attack. as one official puts it, the radical imam is right in the middle of this. u.s. officials say anwar al-awlaki has operated around the fringes of al qaeda for nearly a decade. he counseled three of the 9/11 hijackers and early this year, he traded a series of internet messages with aaccused fort hood gunman major nay. the imam has always denied terroritize, holding himself out as a spiritual counselor to muslims. >> there's always this association between islam and terrorism. when that is not true at all. i mean, islam is a religion of peace. >> reporter: but intelligence sources say evidence shows al-awlaki is now a significant part of antibiotic in the arabian peninsula and he has recently become more of an operations guy. in the months before the attempted bombing of northwest flight 253, sources say al-awlaki and the suspect umar farouk abdulmutallab had c
WHUT
Jan 1, 2010 6:00pm EST
was pleased that very recently i met with two african women here in washington who came to receive a prize for their work. i asked them what they thought about the opposition movement in zimbabwe, and they said that is going to be about arguing about who gets to get driven around in a mercedes. we need to give people seeds, and we need to stop the violence against women, domestically and politically. we have not got time for politics like that. oddly, of all of the things they want to do to help -- and they have a web site, woza, where you can see what they are doing, helping women at t ground level, not looking for money and not looking for political office. it is very encouraging. i wish when i were a young man and was working in these movements that i had realized that we were overlooking the vast talent of africa's women. we are going to talk about history on our program today. it was one of the most interesting men writing about history. his name is robert merry, and he has written a marvelous book on president polk. we will be right back with a very wide ranging discussion, bringing
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 5:00pm EST
>>> this is 9 news now. >>> washington wizards point guard gilbert arenas no stranger to controversy but now one of basketball's star players could be in trouble with the law. tonights the washington wizards top player is caught up in a criminal investigation. the new york post reports that gilbert arenas and a teammate drew guns on each other in the team's locker room at the verizon center. the christmas eve argument allegedly stemmed from a gambling argument. armando trull has reaction. good evening, armando. >> reporter: that's right. the story appears to be this can no longer be called the verizon center but the verizon corral and there was a showdown. gilbert arenas had no comment. in fact he ducked our camera today and no wonder the new york post is reporting the washington wizards franchise player allegedly waved a gun in his teammate's face during a locker room dispute over gambling debt. the story quotes nba sources is alleging that creditten don't then pulled his gun at arenas and this prompted the christmas eve release that made no mix mention of the alterc
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 10:30am EST
. >> this is a temperance found. this has been called washington, d.c.,'s uglies down. you will see on the top are forwards, faith faith, hope, charity and finally temperance which gives the foundation in. by the way, comes out, through the forwards, out of the bible from saint paul's letter to the corinthians. the found here was actually placed here in 1882 by a california dentist named henry cogswell. he had made his fortune in the gold rush and he was part of the whole assonance movement. he made enough money these statutes around the country on a handful of them survived, including here in washington, d.c., and also in new york city. if you look at the statue itself, it's loaded with symbolism here. both symbolizing water, so you see the two dolphins in the middle which are pretty ugly. water once came out of the mouse. this was an actual drinking fountain. there are two cranes on the top of the fountain. those are waterbirds. and it was actually, about 100 feet south of us now, there was a very, very bad neighborhood. so symbolically what they found said was the drink water instead of whiskey. whiskey
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 5:00am EST
temperatures have dropped below 32. here in washington, we are 35, 36 so we'll be just fine. off to the west and northwest, there will be some slick spots. there are some spots where we have dense fog forming. it should be an okay day. i think there will be at least a little sunshine in your forecast. you can see the rain showers an even a little bit of winter weather activity. you can see that things have really quieted down here. it is actually going to be a little milder than it's been. 35 at reagan national. we are fine here. there are your winds out of the north. the wds will start to fire up and they are going to get breezy, if not gusty at times late this afternoon as we have one in a series of arctic storms start to move through. the cold air will arrive tonight. if you like cold temperatures, you will love this five-day forecast. >> i like the cold. i just don't like the wind with it. if we could get the wind out of here. >> they go together, don't they? >> sometimes. >> if you live in wyoming, i know they do. >> not a lot of traffic to talk about today so just be aware we won't ve
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 6:00am EST
in for steve chenevey this hour. live shot of downtown washington. happy new year to you. happy new year to you as well. >> you too. >> and to tucker barnes. >> tucker celebrated for the both of us last night. >> which i can't believe. >> i was up late. >> he thinks' still 30. >> i am still 30. >> i know we all kind of je about making new year's resolutions but it is, whether it is literally or figuratively, sort of a way to put the past behind you and move on. >> it is. move on and hope for better things. >> so we'll move on from that recent weather we had around here yesterday and we're featuring a little sunshine today. >> that will be great. >>then after thatwe won't want to talk about the weekend. but for today, thins look great. well,hings look better. 34t reagan national. some fog to the west and south of washington. we have a dense fog advisory for much of central and southern virginia just to let you know that. out to the west, gurvir reported a little fog on her ride in. >> a lot. >> and there is the possibility of refreezing on some of those surfaces. we have had rain, snow and sleet
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 6:00am EST
's resolution time and the health and fitness clubs in the washington area and throughout the country are out in full force. 9 news now digital correspondent alex trevino is live from northwest washington with more. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. of course to estimates 45% of americans will make fitness and weight loss their resolution this new year. unfortunately, the statistics show that after a few weeks of those goals begin to fade and after a few months most just don't return. joining us live is bret west, spokesperson for sport and health here on brandy wine in northwest washington. talk to us about tips to stay on track. >> we find -- we find a lot of people come in the new year and want to set up big goals. one of the best things to do is set measurable goals. you don't take a whole piece of bread and stuff it in your mouth, one bite at a time. fitness is the same thing. a little bit at a time and find buddy, a partner to help you keep accountable. we find that you know 12% of people who set a new year's resolution actually accomplish it. i think by setting obtainable
NBC
Jan 1, 2010 5:00am EST
this morning if you still feel too impaired to drive yourself. the washington regional alcohol program is still offering its sober ride program. you can get a free cab ride up to $50 until the end of this hour. call 1-800-200-taxi. >>> new today a threatening start to the new year in d.c. police are investigating a shooting outside of a church service. the gunfire eruped outside of the building in 3000 block of naylor street. >> reporter: somebody decided to ring in the new year with gun shots here in southeast at a church. now this morning we talked to the pastor of that church. the new life praise temple. he said a gunman opened fire outside of the churn. the shots flu in through a window but did not hit anyone inside. he said there were about 40 people inside the building for a new year's eve service. he also said that there were about five or six shots fired. people inside the church said they were just singing, worshipping, praising, and then they heard the gunfire and saw the shattered glass and they hit the deck, lying on the floor they said they were scared to death but remarkably no on
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 7:00am EST
have some dense fog as well. particularly to the south and east of washington where there is a dense fog advisory south of fredericksberg and east towards salisbury and ocean city. here is a look at your temperatures. and parts of the area still below or at freezing, 32 in dallas and 32 in frederick and 31 in washington. we're not concerned with icing in downtown washington but off to the north and west, a lot of communities below the freezing mark. here is a look at your satellite radar. we got rid of the shower activity and we had some snow shower activity along with a winter weather advisory last night and that's pushed off nd it should be a decent day with a mix of sun and clouds expected. as a cold front moves through winds will pick up this afternoon and things will get gusty. winds gusting up to 15-20, 25 miles per hour and that will bring in chillier air for the weekend. i'll have more coming up. but today relatively mild. plenty of clouds becoming breezy with a high temperature of 41 degrees. i'll be back to look at the weekend coming up. tony, back to you. >> tucker, thank
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 12:00pm EST
's a report that washington wizards teammate, arenas and another player drew guns on each other and the new york time cites an anonymous sport says it happened when the he became angry on arenas for making good on a gambling debt. >>> sarah foxwell will be laid to rest today. her body was found after she was abducted from her home. police suspect her mother's boyfriend is responsible. he is currently in custody charged with kidnapping. >>> the new year brings in a load of new crimes. police are investigating a homicide in northeast. a man was found shot dead inside of his car shortly before midnight on the 4800 block of north capitol street. apparently he crashed after being shot. police have not identified the victim. >>> also in northeast, officers found a teenager with a gunshot wound in the 200 block of hawaii avenue. emergency crews took 19-year- old emmanuel durant junior to the hospital where he later died. police are offering a reward up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case. >>> in the southeast and southeast washington, a late- night service at the new life
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 6:30pm EST
, and then certainly cost. this was an unfunded mandate. it was washington d.c. setting the rules and "sending the bills to the states." we have 13 states and 11 others pass resolutions saying it was a bad idea and they were not going to comply. what pass id does is to stop kicking the can down the road. let's solve the problem and create certainty. let's do what we can now. verification has increased under pass id because all states will conduct verification. it should be noted that 49 statesdo [unintelligible] that did not exist pre-9/11. the three systems that the governor talked about that are questionable that would not be required right away, the drivers database, the better records, and passport database will be difficult to implement. pass id is not say get rid of them but it says pilot them. this make the investment to see if we can make these things work. if we can make them work and get them funded and are cost- effective, governors and dmv's will use them. as one governor said to me, david, can you tell me today how many of those systems are voids the governor, how they're paid for
WHUT
Jan 1, 2010 7:00am EST
. >> just a little bit earlier. the bbc adam brooks in washington gave us the latest. >> credible reports here in washington sources to people in the intelligence community which tells us that the suicide bomber was actually invited on to the base by the c.i.a. as part of an intelligence gathering operation. we don't have all of the details yet, but it seems that he wasn't searched when he went on to the base, and that's how the explosives got through. it seems at this point that this may have been an intelligence gathering operation that went wrong and the informant dressed in military uniform as we think he was may have actually have been posing as somebody who was bringing information to the c.i.a. when in fact he was an insurgent. >> adam, oversea agent operatives work with a certain level of risk and they work in close quarters with afghans. that's part of the strategy going forward. is this likely to change anything, do you think? >> it's a very serious blow for the c.i.a. a lot of experience, a lot of wisdom have vanished with those lives today in the blast. c.i.a. operations in af
FOX News
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
problems in the future. wendell goler is following all of this from our washington newsroom tonight. wendell, what do we know? >> well, julie, the president got two briefings, his counter terrorism director focus cussed on the intelligence community's failure to connect the dots and determine the threat posed by umar abdul mutallab while the secretary of homeland security looked at how the young nigerian was able to go through airports in ghana, nigeria and netherlands and board a plane bound for detroit with a bomb sown in his underwear. janet napolitano said she is sending senior aides at airports around the world. lee hamilton says abdul mutallab should have been flagged at the ticket counter. >> you learned he paid cash. you learned he didn't have a credit card. you learned he didn't put any baggage on the airplane. you have learned the u.k. had denied him a visa. >> senate intelligence committee head dianne feinstein plans hearings next month on why abdul mutallab wasn't flagged for airport screening even though he was on the terrorist data base. feinstein sent president obama
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 5:00pm EST
, and washington, d.c. are seeing big drops in their murders. >>> 2010 gets off to a slippery start in some places. last night's rain washed away most of yesterday's snowfall. but some icy spots remain. you can see the conditions pretty dicey in hampden. a live look outside right now. a crisp and cloudy first day of the year. meteorologist bernadette woods is in the first warning weather center, with more on what you can expect for the weekend. >> reporter: happy new year, denise and everyone out there. couple of sprinkles or flurries are possible as this batch makes its way through the state. this is just the tail end of the whole storm system that affected us for the last couple of days. so as we head through the last few hours, just a sprinkle, just a flurry. that's about it. it will make its way toward harford county to the east. temperature-wise, the day is not so bad. we're going to see the temperatures really drop over the next few days. and the cold air is going to stick around for a while. we'll have the forecast coming up. adam? >> tonight, president obama continues to review the prelimi
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 5:00am EST
clubs are ready with early classes. alex trevino is live from northwest washington with more. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, jessica. health club employees privately call them resolutes. they are the new faces that show up to fitness centers this time of the year determined to fulfill their new year's eve resolutions to stay in shape and lose weight. and many health clubs like this one, sport and health, this is the busiest time of the year. in addition to new members current members use the start of the year to work toward their goals an the outdoor weather makes it hard to codo workouts outside. so you are better to be in the gym. this morning we are talking to a fitness health expert about getting started and a workout specifically tailored for your needs and the best way to follow through and stick with it. so we will be talking to some fitness experts here at the sport and health club. reporting live in sport and health club, 9 news now and wusa9.com. >>> it is a boy. innova alexandria hospital reports the first baby of the new year was born three minutes after
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 10:00am EST
before the botched attack. live in washington. what do we know about that last phone conversation? >> well excuse me shannon that report suggests that that final phone call is really what triggered the father into action. abc news reporting that the suspect in that call warned his father it would be his last contact with the family and that the people he was with in yemen were about to destroy his sim card. the father reportedly contacted they skbrer yan -- nigerian officials who took him directly to the cia chief in nigeria's capital. state department confirms immediately passed on some information about sri lankan -- umar farouk abdulmutallab to other em be as and i intelligence official told fox that the cia's desk began preparing a fuller report on the suspect but that was never completed or disseminated before the christmas day attack shannon. shannon: we know president obama has gotten some preliminary reports back the reviews he wanted to see do we know anything about the changes he's being urged to make? >> shannon the president got that report series of brefgs and confere
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 5:00am EST
.s. government, there is going to be more influence from washington than normal. there is always some influence from washington due to environmental regulations but until the government reduces or entirely eliminates their stake in gm and chrysler we will keep seeing more operational, and hopefully we're done with management changes at lease at gm and i don't see anything that fiat, sergio is running that ship now. but things like, for example, what we just saw this week with gm announcing they will run three shifts 24/7 in the kansas city area. that is very hard to do in the auto industry. toyota doesn't even do that all the time. they used to do that certain times to ramp up production in a certain mod sole that move see -- model so that move seems to be coming from washington. >> and what are bright spots in the last year? would you use hyundai, perhaps? >> the lower volume manufacturers, particularly hyundai and subaru. hyundai i've equated to how toyota came into the united states, initially very, very low quality, but over time it got better and better and got more market share. hyundai i
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 4:30am EST
is in washington with the details. >> reporter: president obama is looking to expose the failures leading up to that botched attack. in the meantime, a familiar name has surfaced in the investigation. authorities believe american-born cleric anwar al alahi played a role months before the attack. he reportedly communicated with the suspect. abd abd abdulmutallab. he apparently counseled three of the hijackers and communicated with hassan. but the imam denies any link to al qaeda claiming he's only a spiritual mentor. >> there's always this association between islam and terrorism. when that is not true at all. i mean, islam is a religion of peace. >> reporter: president obama has already received his first report about the christmas day incident. next week he'll meet personally with officials to talk more about what went wrong. preliminary findings blame communication breakdowns among various agencies. intelligence officials knew al qaeda was preparing a nigerian in yemen for an attack, but the clues were never put together in time. officials say those responsible for the mishap will be held a
Univision
Jan 1, 2010 6:00pm EST
estos nuevos impuestos en washington jose angel aguirre univision ..mientras tanto en virginia, los conductores que utilizan la carretera de peaje desde el aeropuerto dulles tendran que pagar a partir de hoy primero de enero 25 centavos de dolar mas ..es decir un dolar al comienzo de la carretara y 75 centavos para salir.. un inmigrante de la zona de falls church ha sido acusado de asesinato en coneccion con el ataque con arma blanca a una mujer antes de la noche de año nuevo..las autoridades de fairfax dicen que el atacante, selbin marroquin de 29 años se ocasiono una serie de heridas con un arma cortante despues de dar muerte a claudia nava de 21 anos aparentemente como resultado de un acalorado altercado..este hecho de sangre soprendia los residentes de esa zona, poblada mayormente por inmigrantes de varios paises... las heridas de marroquin no revisten gravedad y sera encarcelado una vez sea dado de alta del hospital donde fue conducido ayer en la tarde... una mujer y sus cuatro hijos es incendio esta manana, provocado por un calentador de espacio.. ocurrio en
CBS
Dec 31, 2009 11:00pm EST
, there is a way you can get home safely without getting behind the wheel. the washington regional alcohol program is offering the sober ride program again this year. it covers fares up of to #r5 dollars and it runs -- $50 and it runs through friday. all you have to do is call 1-800-200-taxi if you need a ride. bus district will also be extended. the georgetown union station route will end at 2:00 a.m. the square metro route will be running in the 3:30 in the morning. service will return to regular hours on new year's day. >>> organizers estimate 1 million people will pack into new york's time square for the big apple traditional celebration. it's getting very close now. police are out to make sure everybody has a safe and memorable time. carter joins us. >> reporter: right smack in the center of the cross roads, you look behind me probably about a million people behind me. so we have some rain, we have some snow falling. but, do you know what, it doesn't seem to be dam peng spirits here at -- dampening spirits here at time square. these people are prepared. they've been here all day long. the par
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 9:00am EST
in southeast washington is celebrating what many of the parishioners call a miracle. somebody fired rounds into the church. >> stacy cohan joins us live from southeast with more on what happened. >> reporter: well i can tell you, police believe it was a 9- millimeter that was used and a single gunman that fired into the new year's day shooting. it happened on naylor road. the 3,000 block. just around 12:30 there were 40 parishioners inside the new life praise temple to celebrate new year's eve together when the suspect started shooting. about half a dozen bullets hit the front of the church. but fortunately none of the parishioners were injured. we did get a chance to hear what happened by talking to the pastor. >> we had a singing group that was up singing and the music was kind of loud. because we weren't expecting to hear no gun shots come through the window like it did. >> right now we're investigating it as an assault with a dangerous weapon, a gun. we definitely fel that at this point there is enough facts to say that it was intentional shooting at the building and anybody that would
CNN
Jan 1, 2010 6:00am EST
director from now on special cables to washington about suspicious people must also indicate whether that person has a u.s. visa like the suspect in this case did. and president obama will meet next week with officials involved in the review of what went wrong. the president has ordered a review of intelligence and travel procedures aiming to protect against future terror attacks. >> first to the suspected links between the alleged bomber and a radical cleric in yemen. investigators are digging into contacts they say umar farouk abdulmutallab had with that cleric anwar al awlaki. the same man involved with the suspect in ft. hood. here's jeanne meserve. >> reporter: a u.s. counterterrorism fushl says there are indications there was direct contact between the alleged detroit bomber, umar farouk abdulmutallab, and the radical yemen-based imam anwar al awlaki, but officials are still evaluating if al awlaki had a direct role in the detroit plot. the official could not comment on the nature of the communications or contacts between the men, how frequent they were, or when they occurred.
WETA
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
.s. contractors to washington for a tri for a crime allegedly coited in a war zone. and baghd, people in iraq have reay wanted to know w is this going to play out. how is the u.s. dicial system going to hale this case? are we going to get stice? so judge ricardo you arebina led today. what did he say. he w the he sense the ruli and what reasons did he give for it? >> he threw out the tire case. he dmissed the indictment againsall five member. and the reason was he basically said that prosecutors ossed the line. and theyishandled eviden. whatappened is after the shooting, the state departmentame in and said to the conactors, we want to know what happened. tell uwhat happened. and as pt of -- as part of their contct they have to tell the state departmt. but that is a --n legal tes a coerced statement. th're required to give it and so as part of e deal, yogive us a statement about what hapns, we'll use it for our intnal investigatn and we won't use those stements in any crimin prosecution. t what happened was those statements were us in the criminal case. they were usedo underpin search warrant, the
MSNBC
Jan 1, 2010 11:00am EST
in washington. he was briefed by homeland security secretary janet napolitano and top counter terror adviser john brennan. the nation's top intelligence officer said thursday he will, quote, commend those who did their jobs well and hold accountable those who did not. the president continues his vacation in hawaii. we will check in with chuck todd on the working aspect of the president's vacation in a couple of minutes. on "meet the press" david gregory will ask john brennan about the attempted christmas day terror attack. also on the show former homeland security secretary michael chertoff and former cia director michael hayden. check your local listings for the times in your area. >>> the reports from afghanistan this new year's morning that a u.s. service member died from injuries received in eastern afghanistan. however, officials say those injuries were not combat related. the coast guard is searching for a cruiseship passenger who went overboard in the bahamas. the 23-year-old woman reportedly jumped from "monarch of the seas." and african american golf pioneer bill powell has died in
FOX
Jan 1, 2010 5:00pm EST
our comment. >> reporter: that statement in hold reads, "the washington wizards take the situation and the ongoing investigation very seriously. we are continuing to cooperate fully with the proper authorities and the nba. and we'll have no further comment at this time." on christmas eve, the team released a statement, "the washington wizards have learned that gilbert arenas stored firearms in a locked container unloaded and without ammunition." the new york post claimed that it took place on christmas eve, the same day they confirmed that he had guns in his locker room. the team says that the latest incident couldn't have taken place that day because there were no game and no practice that day. and it took place before practice. he has not played all year due to an injury. the two-year pro out of georgia tech was not on practice today. following a news conference earlier today. >> all i can say, there are a lot of rumors going on and the facts of there is some time and an investigation underway. but i can tell you there is a lot out there. >> reporter: they allow players to posses
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 7:00am EST
of them says, jobs. the washington post is warning not so much about issues but ideals. the editorial for the new year -- we begin to lose faith in the great american ideals. there will always be grievances and hatreds. europe run out of ways to deal with this. they had worldwide engagement, free trade, open societies and human rights, democracy tempered by constitutional protection for everyone. these things disturb us and the world. the economy is facing troubling uncertainty and the national resources are stretched. some of the finest young people are facing death and injury. that is the question for the next 10 years and beyond. harlem, democratic line. what is your name? >> happy new year. i just want to say, thank you for c-span. this is a great program. i just want to talk about immigration. i think this is a major policy that will need to be discussed in this country. >> what would you like to see happen on the immigration front? >> i would like to see a moratorium of people spending their money, and i would like to say that we have a mayor in the city, who is showcased around
PBS
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
appraiser don boucher has tracked areas in the distant suburbs of washington, d.c. and seen large numbers of foreclosures. but few of those properties have gone up for sale. he says this shadow inventory could trip up hard-hit neighborhoods that appeared to be stabilizing. >> there's all this shadow foreclosure inventory out there and it hasn't come on the market yet. if at some point in time, the lenders do put that inventory back into the market, then those price bumps, are just going to go back down till the additional inventory is absorbed. it's the classic supply and demand situation. >> reporter: many economists believe it could take a couple of years before the supply demand balance returns to normal for the housing market. for 2010, that means another tough year for sellers and a good year for bargain hunters. stephanie dhue, "nightly business report," washington. >> paul: with the housing market likely to remain under pressure, construction jobs-- both residential and commercial-- will still be hard to find in the coming year. the construction industry has lost over 1.5 million p
WHUT
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
on five american men arrested earlier this month in pakistan. they are muslims from the washington, d.c., area. and they were captured i pakistan. the five will appear at an anti-terrorist court next week. officials said they were certain the men wanted to carry out attacks in pakistan. they could face life in prison. >>> in europe there was a shooting rpage today in finland. police say a gunman dressed in black shot to death his former girlfriend and then killed four co-workers at a shopping mall. he was living in finland for several years, later took his own life. gun ownership is common in finland. there are more than a million and a half firearms in private hands. >>> switching gears now, here's a look at how financial markets performed around the world for all of 2009. >>> the end is here, the end of 2009, that is. with the new year's holiday at hand we have convened our panel for this week's roundtable discussion today. the last day of 2009. and we're going to depart from our usual practice and look at the broader issue -- america's role in the world, and the rise of the rest as
CBS
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
in washington, d.c. >> reporter: for the first time in a decade, the majority of those moving to the district are now coming from abroad. and district births have risen for more than 8,000 per year. they now face two challenges. first, how to capitalize on the surprising goal for this population this year. and second, how to keep folks moving back from the suburbs once the economy gets better. in columbia heights, 9news now and wusa9.com. >>> the population of the district, however, is still much less than the nearly 1 million people that live in both fairfax and montgomery county. >> yes, absolutely. he was very easy on how the conversation was. i think it was absolutely perfect. >> they gathered to remember the life of the local pastor. >>> temperatures hovering right around the freezing mark, add more rain on top of that which is just wanting a winter weather advisory to give you full details in your forecast. >>> standing outside the memorial in alexandria where preparations are underway for the first night, the new year's eve festive it is -- festivities are coming up. >>> 2010, less tha
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 9:00am EST
to get to including a new report including a washington wizard and his teammate. >>> we have cloudy skies and not at lot of sunshine. it has been damp. we saw fog but the visibility is improving. we have come up from the zero at manassas to 2 miles there and nothing below a half meijer mile which is the case in martinsburg. the temperature is dicey. 33 degrees. winds are calm. there will be some icy patches on untreated secondary roads. maybe the front sidewalk or stairway this morning. so please be careful. as the day wears on we will go in the low 40s with clouds breaking late. tomorrow it is all about the windy weather and i will have the details of the next seven when i see you. patranya bhoolsuwan has the scoop this morning. >> 201 a is kick off cold and icy. especially on the roadway. 50 westbound on the bay bridge blocking the right lane because of the icy conditions. use caution and lower your speed as you head to annapolis. another area that is dealing with ice right now is in howard county. route 32 is shut down 95 an old columbia road. salt truck is on the scene trying to clear
CNN
Dec 31, 2009 7:00pm EST
back to washington from this hawaiian vacation. a big meeting in the white house situation room on tuesday. sort of call some of these officials on the carpet but also, more importantly, try to find ways to learn from these mistakes and fix it so that the american people are more safe. along those lines, we've learned today as well the department of homeland security has dispatched top aides to various airports around the world. they're going to be touring asia, europe, south america, africa, and try to come up with some better international cooperation with some of these airports to make sure that on these u.s.-bound flights they've got the same kind of screening procedures, same kind of tight security that's supposed to go on that clearly was not happening from amsterdam to detroit, kyra. >> i realize what we were talking about had a serious aspect to it but i have to make the turn here to your background and what i'm seeing behind you. it's like you're starring in beach blanket babylon. you have new friends i see picking up surfing there in honolulu. >> clearly. well, it's go
CNN
Jan 1, 2010 4:00pm EST
. >> reporter: but edith is betting more minds and hearts will change now. she is off to washington to watch her friend make history, knowing it won't change greenwood's past, but maybe its future. >> i never thought i would be able to see this day, so i just need to be there. don't want to be nowhere near the front. i just warrant to be there. it means everything to me. because i want to be treated as a person, not because i'm edith childs and a black, but because i'm a person. >> reporter: john king, cnn, greenwood, south carolina. >>> on our next hour, john takes us to new mexico, where military students could get marches orders to afghanistan. 5:00 p.m. eastern right here in "the situation room." >>> well, rush limbaugh is getting ready to hold a press conference at a hawaiian hospital. that's where he was admitted after experiencing chest pains. we'll bring you the news as soon as we have it. also the deadline has passed, but talks between two media giants are still going on, at least for now. we'll update you on the battle royale that has you swearing off programs, whether you want to or n
FOX News
Dec 31, 2009 10:00pm EST
, fat, fatties. >> big fat, fat, fatties. >> the weasels in washington. >> the weasels in washington. >> makes the case of what the weasels in wash d- >> that's fantastic. >> oh, that's fantastic. >> that's weird. >> that's weird, isn't it? >> that's weird. >> i'd like more, please. >> more pudding. >> i'd like more, please. >> trial after trial, and then put the pulleding in the pudding pops. i'd like more, sir, please, i'd like some more. that's a classic. my wife loves them. people ask me all the time, you know, you're so great. what is your wife like? i'll introduce my wife and they'll say, is he really like that at home? and she'll say, yes, he is. it is great. because i'll say, excuse me, honey, i'd like more, please. and the laughs ensue. and then she gets a golf club. >> and speaking of pudding, your favorite food? >> honey, honey, no dessert, no dessert. you got to eat your green vegetables and eat everything on your plate. >> this is why lord acton did not say power tends to purify. why are you handing me cookies? >> cookie doug. -- cookie dough. >> well, this is like natur
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 5:00pm EST
. the weasels in washington. >> the weasels in washington makes the the case of what the weasels if washington. >> that's fantastic! >> that's fantastic! >> that's weird. >> that's weird, isn't it? >> that's weird. >> i'd like more, please. >> i'd like for please. >> more pudding. >> more, please. >> mud the mudding in the pudding pops. it'd like more please. >> please, sir. i'd like some more. >> that's a good one. that's a classic. my wife loves 'em. people ask me all the time, you know, you are so great. what is your wife like? i introduce my wife and they say is she really like that at home? he says, yes, he is. it's great. they say, excuse me, honey. it'd like more please. the laughs ensue. then she gets a golf club. >> speaking of pudding. your favorite food? >> honey, honey, no dessert. you have to eat your green vegetables and eat everything on your plate. >> this is why lord axon did not say power tends to purify. >> why are you handing me cookies? >> cookie dough. >> i did. >> i really did. this is like nature's prozac. it's close to it. it has sugar in it. sugar is made by god. i'm
WHUT
Jan 1, 2010 6:00am EST
in washington. so, the game that got played is to thwart anything we would do. this is the group we had to work with. there we are looking in the open source trying to gain the cooperation from these other people, where we got absolutely nowhere. they played with us. but what did work is a lot of people came forward with information. some accurate, some inaccurate. so you have to parse through it. >> charlie: what was the most interesting information that came forward? >> the single most intriguing were a series of commodity related businesses that traded off getting commodities out of russia. things like a moa pneumonia, fertilizer. these were basic money laundering operations for them. they operated all over the world. when these things happen some of it always sticks to the fingers of the people responsible for distributing it. it doesn't all go to the place intended. so what happened is as the soviet union began to fall apart it was every man for tmself and people began to steal it we had the usual information coming from disgruntled partners, coming from former colleagues. that was very, v
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 6:30pm EST
took out another top taliban commander from the haqqani network. kimberely dozier, cbs news, washington. >> glor: more on the attempt to blow up flight 253 on christmas day, the senate intelligence committee has scheduled a hearing for january 21. they're trying to figure out how the suspect was able to board a u.s.-bound flight, and as bob orr tells us tonight, the white house is conductings its own investigation. >> reporter: the president is spending the last days of his hawaiian vacation studying reports from his intelligence agencies. detailing the information and security gapes that led to the attempted bombing of northwest flight 253. while no one has yet been fired, a senior administration official signaled changes saying the failure to share information is not going to be tolerated. the c.i.a., n.s.a., national counter-terrorism center, and the state department all had bit of information about umar farouk abdulmutallab, some of it dating back to communications intercepted by the nsa in august but abdulmutallab was never put on a watch list or identified as an express until the
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2009 8:00pm EST
to mind. >> we are taking part in the washington national opera production. it welcomes guests at various times. we welcome to the ambassador of russia, the ambassador of hungary, and then greeted the three supremes. we marched out into the stage. >> what about the gavels? >> they were given to me by various people. they have all have inscriptions. there is a photograph of there. that was taken in 1978. they are judging the court at the university of california berkeley law school. it is one of my fondest remembrances. he was still in very good health. >> when you work in an office like this, what atmosphere do you want? does it matter to you where you are we need to your writing and reading? >> am i to be an acquired taste. i like to have my law clerks at hand. in my regular chambers, all were inside chambers. now i have two that are in that office and tw downo the hall. it to be overlooking the courtyard. i'm not disturbed by demonstrators. >> what are these masks right here? >> these are from my first trip to china. this was in 1978 when china was barely set up. >> what about the photo
MSNBC
Jan 1, 2010 9:00am EST
in the situation room after returning to washington on tuesday. there he will get a fuller report in person from a lot of the heads of these agencies. as it stands right now, chris, he has received a lot of preliminary information. he continues on vacation in hawaii. he's been there, of course, since christmas eve. yesterday, he did have the time to take his daughters to the movies. "avatar" is what we're told he saw. he played some golf. but in between, before, and after these events, he spoke with john brennan. he's the homeland security adviser at the white house. janet napolitano, of course, the secretary of homeland security. two things they're looking at. the failure of the intelligence community to connect the dots. a lot of the information you heard about this young man's father, who went to american officials in nigeria, also intercepts of fragments of information from yemen, earlier last year in the summer. as well as something that needs to be done in terms of homeland security. screening people better at foreign airports. people who are bound here to the united states, chris. >> all
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 6:00am EST
with the latest from washington is molly wilkes. what is the latest. >> a happy new year. good morning. the president will be receiving more assessments from security agencies throughout the weekend. the preliminary review of this christmas day attack came yesterday as a series of briefings and conference calls throughout the day with various agencies and officials, including counterterrorism adviser john brennan and janet napolitano. mr. obama got briefed on the effectiveness on the national counterterrorism database. and allowing someone to carry explosives to board that plane. secretary napolitano announced that she's sending a team to meet with leaders from airports around the world to review screening methods. isn't diane frank steven weighed in yesterday. she's written a letter to the president saying the u.s. government should deny visas to anyone reasonably believed linked to a terrorist organization. lee hamilton, one of the chairs of the 9/11 commission says the president has to make it clear airline security is an urgent priority. >> we've thrown bucketfuls of money at it, b
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 1:00pm EST
, apparently. i didn't always know him, but apparently, but i worked in washington for cbs in washington before and there was sort of a stayed quality and yelling just, you would not yell. we would not, we were pinstripe and tie up to the top. i came to 60 minutes and was in shock because you didn't ever talk. you yelled and he wanted to have arguments. which is through that, you know, the best came out. it did. he heightened the game. >> he had a knack for finding the story and knowing what america wanted to hear. how do you think he came by that? what was so unique about don thattt's insnctor mike: he had a knack for finding the story and knowing ii inat america blwanted to hear. hat was so unique about don hewitt's instinct for people? s him that's seemingly what he had, an incredible instinct. we we g's really, that gets at it. for the because so many of us around hi for more intellectual, really, you know, we were going for the journalism, we'd been schooled, we studied it, we wanted to kno the factst and so fort clear, yo story well. and we would say, as mike was screaming with him, but w
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 3:00pm EST
. and so a few years ago, i was writing for the "washington post," and i realized that the 50th anniversary was coming, and if i was ever going to write the book i should do it now. so i did. and now it's out. and it's called "k blows top." the reason for the title is it's the third line of a three line headline from the new york daily news. the full headline was denied to her of disneyland, "k blows top." so he really was not allowed to go to disneyland. we could probably get into why later. >> host: but your book is very different because usually book filled with political analysis, discussion and trying to push us on all these other cold war. and you're talking about the detail, that i remember, because i was part of this khrushchev entourage. it stopped, and he was not really scared. when i was talking the other day in our library, i was scared. and then he lost his gold medal that was in train station traveling from los angeles to san francisco, and he was so happy that some american found it. it did not stolley. he returned it, khrushchev, it is your metal, please take a. and then it
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 2:00am EST
to save our common country. just days before his death, president lincoln during the people of washington to celebrate the fall of richmond. despite his love of the union and loathing of the confederacy, the president called upon the white house to strike up the tune of dixie. numbers the question his motives, president lincoln famously enter, "am i not to strike my image by making friends?" the genius lies in the spirit behind those words. in the darkest hour of our republic, he showed a said a pursuit of common ground with all its light our path. with the weight of a trembling republic of on his shoulders, lincoln was transformed prematurely from a young man to an old man. in his gaze across our national mall, across our nation, the public he saved, the lies he created, his spirit burned on fiercely and forever. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the speaker of the united states house of representatives, nancy pelosi. >> thank you very much. i want to extend appreciation to the leadership of the bicentennial commission for bringing us all here together today and for keeping the torch o
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